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Eleanor Harrison-Buck with colleagues in Belize

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Supporting faculty research and special programs in the humanities at the University of New Hampshire.

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ccollage of three faculty fellows (Baumgartner, Chirila, Zambon)

Meet the 2020-21 Faculty Fellows

Meet the 2020-21 Faculty Fellows

The Center for the Humanities awards next year's Faculty Research Fellowships...

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Meghan Howey and students working along Great Bay

Why Coastal Storms Are A Threat To Tourism (WGBH)

Why Coastal Storms Are A Threat To Tourism (WGBH)

Professor Meghan Howey discusses sea level rise and disappearing NH history...

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photo of Meghan Howey in field

Digging into the career of Dr. Meghan Howey (The New Hampshire)

Digging into the career of Dr. Meghan Howey (The New Hampshire)

Anthropologist Meghan Howey featured in The New Hampshire...

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Upcoming Events

Feb
27

Faculty Fellow Talk: Charlotte Witt "Norms as Expertise"

How do norms enter the social world? In Norms as Expertise:  A Neo-Aristotelian Interpretation of Social Normativity Professor of Philosophy Charl ...
Mar
02

First Monday: "Captivity and International Law in the Ottoman Middle East"

Will Smiley is Assistant Professor in the Humanities Program (Dept. of Classics, Humanities, and Italian Studies). He is a historian of the Middle ...
Mar
03

Could-Be Criminals: Strategies for Diversion (Sidore Lecture Series)

This panel will focus on efforts to block the many roads to prison. A potential benefit of exploring “what is a criminal” is that it becomes clear ...
Mar
03

Il Cinema Ritrovato Film Festival: Film d’amore e d’anarchia (Love and Anarchy)

Lina Wertmüller, Italy, 1973, 129 min. Introduction by Anna Marra (UNH).Fellini! Fashion! Vampires! And an exciting international lineup of docum ...
Mar
04

Il Cinema Ritrovato Film Festival: Iskanderija… Lih? (Alexandria, Why?)

Youssef Chahine, Egypt, 1979, 125 min. Introduction by Jeannie Sowers (UNH). Fellini! Fashion! Vampires! And an exciting international lineup of d ...

Deadlines

  • The deadline for 2020-2021 Faculty Fellowship applications has passed.  Please check back in the summer. See Guidelines 
  • The deadline for Programs, Projects, and Interdisciplinary Conferences proposals for 2019 has passed.  Please check back in the summer. See Guidelines
  • The deadline for proposals for the 2020-2021 Saul O Sidore Memorial Series has passed.  Please check back in the summer. Learn More 
  • The deadline to apply for Publicly Engaged Humanities Fellowships has passed.  To apply for our 2020 Summer Institute in Public Humanities, which will take place June 1-5, please visit the APPLICATION PAGE
  • The Hayes Chair post is filled through 2021.  Please see the Hayes Chair page for more information
  • To apply for a Discretionary Grant of up to $500, write or email the center's director, Stephen Trzaskoma, at any time, providing a succinct description of the project, including a budget. Learn More
  • The internal UNH deadline for NEH summer stipend applications has passed.  Please check back in the summer.  Learn More
  • 2019 Summer Institute in Public Humanities: Featured Projects by Participants
      Reenacting and Remembering the Battle of Greasy Grass, aka The Battle of Little Bighorn Elena Creef, Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Wellesley College Professor Creef says of her project, “As a non-native cultural historian, I have been participating for the past three years on what...
    2019 Summer Institute in Public Humanities: Featured Projects by Participants
      Reenacting and Remembering the Battle of Greasy Grass, aka The Battle of Little Bighorn Elena Creef, Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Wellesley College Professor Creef says of her project, “As a non-native cultural historian, I have been participating for the past three years on what...